Aug 5, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners fans in the “King
The Mariners are due
Finally, there is the nebulous idea of baseball momentum. In other words, some franchises seem to wander for years without making adequate progress towards the playoffs.
The Mariners have been that sort of team, and fans have been patiently waiting for the youngsters to mature so that the Seattle faithful could root for something besides football. With the big-money addition of Cano and the adequate development of certain hitters, it appears that it is time.
This Seattle team is due for a run at the playoffs. The fans have waited long enough and it time to bring the CenturyLink Field effect to Safeco.
Is a playoff spot guaranteed? No. But, it is going to happen this year. The Mariners will make the playoffs and the fans will finally get to enjoy some postseason baseball, Pacific Northwest style.